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Digital literacies in medical education

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Study: For Undergraduates, Active Learning Better Than Lecturing - U.S. News University

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Study: For Undergraduates, Active Learning Better Than Lecturing
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Lecture halls are fixtures on many college campuses, but how helpful are these spaces to student learning?
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Agricultural Transformation and Food Security in Central Asia ...

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The University of Central Asia's Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) co-hosted a conference on Agricultural Transformation and Food Security in ...
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Renewing efforts to eliminate new HIV infections among children - UNAIDS (press release)

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Renewing efforts to eliminate new HIV infections among children
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Furthermore, all HIV-positive pregnant women need access to the most effective antiretroviral medicines to prevent HIV transmission.
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The Erosion of Faculty Rights – The Conversation - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Faculty creating online ed materials are signing away intellectual property rights they have traditionally held http://t.co/xqzdBMegS4
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Learning The Pentagon's Secrets For Business Success - Forbes

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The Information Literacy User’s Guide

This guide introduces students to critical concepts of information literacy as defined for the information-infused and technology-rich environment in which they find themselves. This book helps students examine their roles as information creators...
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Illegal Ivory Trade Funds African Rebel Groups

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Cameroon said its soldiers have shot and killed five suspected poachers who had opened fire on elephants in the West Africa country. The military said some of those killed were Janjawee...
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Most students believe they don't get value for money at university, says survey

Most students believe they don't get value for money at university, says survey | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The days of traditional university lectures may be over as new research shows students are boycotting them because they believe they can get all the information they need on the net.
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Evidence matters when policymakers accept it and have the motive and opportunity to act on it

Evidence matters when policymakers accept it and have the motive and opportunity to act on it | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Why is there more tobacco control policy than alcohol control policy in the UK? Paul Cairney examines their post-war histories to demonstrate ‘paradigm’ policy change in tobacco, but not alcohol, p...
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Why Libraries Matter

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A day in the life of New York City's public libraries: Traveling from borough to borough, this short documentary by Julie Dressner and Jesse Hicks reveals just how important the modern library is for millions of people.
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Report concludes systemic change needed to improve college degree attainment at South African universities | News | The Kresge Foundation

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Report concludes systemic change needed to improve college degree attainment at South African universities http://t.co/3h3ETJ2tqf @kresgefdn
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West African Lions Under Threat in Senegal

West African Lions Under Threat in Senegal | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
This 9,130 square kilometer parcel of protected land is one of the last wildlife habitats in the country, and a busy national highway runs right through it.

Like many African countries, Senegal ha...
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Developing countries recognised for reproductive health work - International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Developing countries recognised for reproductive health work - International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Developing countries recognised for reproductive health work International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics In a ceremony at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, Tanzania and Peru will jointly receive the Resolve Award, which...
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Foreign Theft of US Intellectual Property - Brookings Institution (blog)

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Foreign Theft of US Intellectual Property Brookings Institution (blog) The Commissioners on the Theft of American Intellectual Property described individual stories of stolen intellectual property as “infuriating.” In one instance they said, “…a...
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Assessment Analytics from Turnitin/Grademark - e-Learning Feeds

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I've been interested in analytics for quite some time - whether that's been through Google Analytics of websites or more recently, Learning Analytics.
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Role Of Industry, NGOs, Foundations At WHO Under Intense Debate - Intellectual Property Watch

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Role Of Industry, NGOs, Foundations At WHO Under Intense Debate
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By Catherine Saez, Intellectual Property Watch.
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Funding policy tools: up for revamping | Euroscientist Webzine

Funding policy tools: up for revamping | Euroscientist Webzine | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The research ecosystem is in constant evolution. Funding policy tools, however, have not evolved as fast as the research activity itself. At the macroscopic scale, the policy shaping the way research funding is allocated could ...
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€25m in EU health aid for developing countries - European Voice

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It is a non-profit organisation focused on saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries.
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The SANDF and rhino poaching

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While the Kruger National Park suffers the most from rhino poaching, other land users and owners are also affected by the ongoing scourge. One of these is the SA Air Force (SAAF) which has and is taking steps to prevent poaching.
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